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  • 18th June 2014

    US: Church expels volunteer over gay commitment ceremony 12

    Bobby Glenn Brown was expelled from his roles at the Church (Photo: YouTube)

    4:12 PM — A Michigan Church has expelled a gay volunteer, after he held a private commitment ceremony with his same-sex partner.

  • 28th April 2014

    US: Tennessee wedding venue refuses to hold commitment ceremony for two Iraq veterans 2

    The veterans had hoped to hold a commitment ceremony in the venue

    7:36 PM — A wedding venue in Tennessee has refused to allow two gay Iraq veterans to hold their commitment ceremony there.

  • 7th December 2011

    Obama pledges aid and asylum support for overseas gay rights 14

    It is the first instruction of its kind to be issued by the Obama administration

    9:46 AM — New instructions issued by the Obama administration call for US government agencies to consider gay rights when deciding aid and asylum cases. It is the first US government strategy dedicated to combating rights abuses against gay people abroad.

  • 26th October 2011

    Commonwealth Secretary General backs gay rights 24

    Most Commonwealth countries still criminalise homosexuality (Picture: Strebe)

    3:44 PM — The Commonwealth Secretary General, Kamalesh Sharma, spoke out for gay rights yesterday in his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth People's Forum.

  • 6th January 2011

    Lesbian priests wed in Massachusetts 9

    The couple married on New Year's Day

    5:32 PM — Two high-level female Episcopal priests married in Massachusetts on New Year's Day. The wedding of Rev Mally Lloyd and Rev Katherine Ragsdale is thought to be a first for the US.

  • 25th October 2010

    Stephen Fry feels ‘sorry for straight men’ 114

    Stephen Fry said he feels sorry for straight men

    5:00 PM — Stephen Fry says he feels sorry for straight men because women only want sex in order to have a relationship. The gay broadcaster and writer, speaking to Attitude magazine, said that women want commitment and if they wanted sex as much as men, there would be more straight cruising areas.

  • 13th May 2006

    Celibacy as the cure for homosexuality? Meet the real Opus Dei 21

    Jack Valero, Opus Dei's British numerary

    12:00 AM — PinkNews.co.uk ExclusiveDespite a negative portrayal in The Da Vinci Code and media furore over Ruth Kelly's involvement, Opus Dei member and senior representative Jack Valero, in the organisation's first interview with the gay press, tells PinkNews.co.uk's Benjamin Cohen how much happier and closer the group makes him feel with God."I've been celibate since I joined Opus Dei when I was 16. It's tough of course."

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